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Film and Media Production (with a Foundation Year) BA (Hons)/BSc (Hons)

Staffordshire University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) or Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BA/BSc (H)

  • Location

    Sixth Form College, Stoke on Trent

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Our film and media production course provides you with the skills and expertise to succeed in the film and/or media industry, pursuing careers such as film director, producer, cinematographer, sound recordist and editor. The course has been designed with our new pathway structure, so you have the option to focus on a specific element of film and media production during your studies.You’ll learn how to research, develop, write, produce, direct, shoot, edit and promote your own creative portfolio of short films. You’ll develop professional skills in camera operation, sound recording, art direction, editing, sound design and post-production.You will start your studies by enrolling on the master BA (Hons) Film and Media Production route. In the second and third years of the course, you can choose to specialise and tailor your module structure in a way that gives you expertise in one of the following fields: Advertising Film, Music Video, Experimental Production or Production Technologies.Upon successful completion of a specialist route, this will be reflected on your transcripts and final degree title as follows:- BA (Hons) Film and Media Production (Advertising Film)- BA (Hons) Film and Media Production (Music Video)- BA (Hons) Film and Media Production (Experimental Production)- BSc (Hons) Film and Media Production (Production Technologies)You don’t have to specialise if you do not want to and can choose from a variety of option modules to suit your own interests and complete your studies under the master award of BA (Hons) Film and Media Production.Enrich your academic and practical studies by attending field trips to art galleries, film screenings and leading film festivals in the UK and abroad. Visit the UK’s leading production facilities and attend residential trips to shoot films on location. All while having access to industry-leading film production equipment and spending the majority of your time working in our professional film production studio and post-production facilitiesTo develop your knowledge and understanding of professional practice you’ll have the opportunity to complete a period of professional work experience. This is an excellent opportunity to make valuable contacts for future employment. Thanks to our relationships with leading production companies, we can offer internship opportunities with organisations such as Double Negative, QVC and Fuzzy Duck Creative.Course features:On the Foundation Year (Year 0) you'll build up your skills on media focused modules at our partner college, City of Stoke-on-Trent 6th Form College.- Year 0: Team Project (Media); Ideas generation and Problem Solving for Media; Production Skills for Media; Theory and Practice in media; Major Project (Media)- Year 1: Cinema Studies; Craft Skills for Film Production; Film Production Processes; Non-fiction Film production; Ideas Development and Pre-Production- Year 2: Advanced Craft Skills for Film Production; Fiction Film Production; Screenwriting; Film Industry Practice; Client Film Production (Advertising Film/Music Video)* ; Directing and Producing (Advertising Film/Music Video/Experimental Film)* ; Developing Experimental Filmmaking Practice* ; Camera and Lens Technology* ; Digital Compositing*- Year 3: Contextual Studies and Research methods; Personal Presentation and Portfolio; Creative Film Specialism (Advertising Film/Music Video/Experimental Film)* ; Film Project (Advertising Film/Music Video/Experimental Film/Production Technologies)* ; Film Dissertation (Advertising Film/Music Video/Experimental Film/Production Technologies)* ; Interactive Filmmaking**denotes optional/specialism pathway moduleIf you are creative, driven and hardworking – and dream of working for companies such as Warner Bros, Universal Pictures, BBC, ITV, Double

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,000per year

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University information

Staffordshire University

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  • Campus address

    Staffordshire University, College Road, Stoke on Trent, ST4 2DE, England

Staffordshire University prides itself on its friendly vibe, its world-class facilities, specialist courses and dedicated international student support.
Students are guaranteed a warm welcome at the One Staffs Café, a weekly, informal get-together for all international students.
Students can go on work placements to increase their employability on graduation.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    61st out of 103 17

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    118 62%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    52.0 52%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.47 89%



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